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Oct. 5: Mark Loevner

Mark Loevner, alumni fellow and successful investment manager, will talk to students on Thursday, October 5.

Oct. 18: OAUG Collegiate Forum

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) will offer a day of informational training on what it takes to be an Oracle professional on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Sept. 19: HBK Corporate Day

Recruiters from HBK will meet with students about internship and job opportunities on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall holds the Lace-N-Lock shoe-tying device.

Idea lab fosters new levels of entrepreneurship

Wes Hall earned a patent for his work on a senior design project. He invented a product that will soon be tested in four states.
Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall holds the Lace-N-Lock shoe-tying device.

Wes Hall

Wes Hall, a 2017 graduate of Penn State Behrend, developed the Lace-N-Lock device, which allows people with mobility issues to tighten their shoes without having to bend down and touch the laces.

Black School of Business Spring Student Trip

The spring student business trip is an opportunity for current Penn State Behrend students to expand their horizons. During this trip they interact with Penn State alumni and with professionals working in a diverse cross-section of industries.

Two employees work in an advanced manufacturing setting.

ERIE Conference explores the future of manufacturing

Manufacturing employment in Erie County has decreased since the 1970s. Can anything reverse that trend?
Two employees work in an advanced manufacturing setting.

Manufacturing detail (2017 ERIE Conference)

Advanced industries now account for more than 20,000 jobs, directly and indirectly, in Erie County. Most pay well: The average annual salary is $78,000, according to the Brookings Institution.

Innovation through Collaboration Project: Advanced Finishing USA

Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business students gain real-world experience through Innovation through Collaboration (ITC) Projects. In this ITC Project, Penn State Behrend students helped Advanced Finishing USA develop an industry analysis to determine the feasibility of a product line.

Innovation through Collaboration Project: Eriez Magnetics

Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business students gain real-world experience through Innovation through Collaboration (ITC) Projects. In this ITC Project, Penn State Behrend students helped Eriez develop an industry analysis and an ROI sales tool.

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